MNRE to Add Massive 23 GW Of Solar Project in Jammu And Kashmir

Solar Energy Corporation of India which is implementing the project, will tender 5000 MW in Leh district and 2500 MW in Kargil district in the Phase-1 of the project.

Indian solar pv plantsIn a massive solar push, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced its plans for 23 GW of solar projects in Leh and Ladakh regions of Jammu & Kashmir.

Solar Energy Corporation of India which is implementing the project, will tender 5000 MW in Leh district and 2500 MW in Kargil district in the Phase-1 of the project.

The scope of work shall comprise setting up of the Solar PV Projects along with implementation of the entire power evacuation infrastructure (substations along with transmission lines),till the drawl point.

A single tender shall be issued for selection of the Project Developer, who shall be responsible for the setting up of the Solar PV Project along with the power evacuation infrastructure.

Tentatively, the projects are planned to be set up in the Pang region in Leh and in the Zangla region in Kargil.

Drawl point for the 2500 MW Project is tentatively planned to be located in New Wanpoh and for the 5000 MW capacity, it has been tentatively planned to be located in Hisar.

The RfS document is likely to be issued by 15th December, 2018.

This will be the largest project in terms of capacity so far. Last year, SECI had issues tenders for a 10 GW floating solar project and a 20 GW integrated solar manufacturing facility.

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